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Su Kwak

ARTWORKS ABOUT PUBLICATIONS CONTACT

Su Kwak is a Korean-American artist whose abstract landscape paintings are
in the collections of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington DC,
the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Korea, and other museums.

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Crossing the Setting Sun

Crossing the Setting Sun
Entering an unknown land of hope
2024 , acrylic on canvas, 40 x 30 inches (102 x 76 cm)

Life Breath Painting

Life Breath
Reflection of sun on water
2024, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 inches (76 x 102 cm)



Su Kwak Sun Journey

Sun Journey
Light travels across the universe
2023, acrylic on canvas, 40 x 60 inches (102 x 152 cm)

Fullness of Life


Fullness of Life
From sunrise to sunset, light opens us to life's possibilities
2023, acrylic on canvas, 40 x 60 inches (102 x 152 cm)




Face of Eternity


Face of Eternity
Gentle sunlight calms restless waves 
2022, acrylic on canvas, 40 x 60 inches (102 x 152 cm)



Fire_of_Love

Fire of Love
Spreading love and light across the waters
2022, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 inches (76 x 102 cm) 



Hidden Hope


Hidden Hope
A rainbow glimmer in the sky gives us hope
2022, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 inches (76 x 102 cm)


Dialogue


Dialogue
A streaming sun reaching our hearts brings light in darkness
2022, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 inches (76 x 102 cm)


Birth of Love


Birth of Love
Love opens us to new possibilities
2022, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 inches (76 x 102 cm)
 



Becoming One, 2021, acrylic and paper collage on canvas, 24 x 30 in (61 x 76 cm)

Becoming One
Blazing sunlight brings together earth and sky
2021, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76 cm)

Merciful Love
Merciful Love
In the twilight between day and night, love forgives all
2021, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76 cm)  


Light of Life, 2021, acrylic and paper collage on canvas, 16 x 20 in (41 x 51cm)


Light of Life
 Looking toward light, despair becomes hope
2021, acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 inches (41 x 51cm)


Eye of Heaven, 2021, acrylic and paper collage on canvas, 24 x 30 in (61 x 76 cm)


Eye of Heaven
Being drawn toward heaven by unseen love
2021, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76 cm) 


Circle of Love


Circle of Love
 Rays of sun touching us with their boundless love
2021, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76 cm)



Crossing to Heaven

Changing Moment
Time passes to eternity
2021, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76 cm)


Crossing to Heaven

Autumn Splendor
Life-giving sunlight shimmers on an autumn day
2021, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76 cm)


Crossing to Heaven

Path of Life
Under the setting sun, we are together, not alone
2021, acrylic  on canvas, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76 cm)

Waiting in silence

Waiting in Silence
Reflecting light appears in every waterdrop
2021, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76 cm)


Crossing to Heaven

Traveling through Time
Even under water, the sun beckons us to look up
2021, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76 cm)

Light Over The Sea

Light Over the Sea
Searching for heavenly light above the dark ocean
2021, acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 inches (41 x 51 cm)

Compassion

Compassion
The turning sun reveals a light of compassion
2020, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 16 in (51 x 41 cm)


Universal Dawn


Universal Dawn
Visible and invisible join together in a new day
2020, acrylic on canvas, 40 x 66 in (102 x 168 cm)


Time of Peace


Time of Peace
A golden light brings reconciliation and peace
2020, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 in (61 x 76 cm)



night into day

Night into Day
After the night, a new day blesses our hearts
2020, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 48 in (76 x 122 cm)


Song Of Love

Song Of Love
After suffering comes song
2020, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 30 in (61 x 76cm)



Inside a Waterdrop

Inside a Waterdrop
Seeing the ocean inside a drop of water
2020, acrylic on canvas, 20 x 16 in (51 x 41 cm)



Passing to New Life

Passing to New Life
Love endures after life ends
2020, acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 in (41 x 51 cm)



Light Rays

Light Rays
Suffering gives way to energy and light
2019, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 48 inches (76 x 122 cm)



Restoring Light

Restoring Light
A broken heart restored by wind and light sends love to all four corners of the earth.
2018, acrylic on canvas, 38 x 60 in. (97 x 152cm)



Light in the heart

Light in the Heart
Twilight of day and night, clouds and mountains, love is born in our heart
2018, acrylic on canvas, 38 x 60 inches (97 x 152 cm)

kwak light within 11

Light Within 11
Flame of love burning in universe.
2017, acrylic on canvas 60 x 76 in (152 x 193 cm)



Cosmic Light #40
Cosmic Light coming down to the earth, caressing our sorrow
2015, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 inches (76*102cm)



Cosmic Light #39
All encompassing cosmic light, transforming our heart.
2015, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 inches (76 x 102 cm)


cosmic light 2

Cosmic Light #2
An invisible light moves unseen toward peace.
2013, acrylic on canvas, 48 x 66 in (122 x 168 cm)
Collection of Brauer Museum of Art


Sun Flare

Sun Flare
Love’s flame renews our spirit.
2012, acrylic on canvas, 66 x 48 in (168 x 122 cm)



Sun Within

Sun Within
The sun’s reflection reveals healing light.
2010, acrylic on canvas, 40 x 50 in. (102 x 127 cm)



woven light revised

Woven Light
Gentle light pushes against unexpected agony
2009, acrylic on canvas, 78 x 60 in (198 x 152 cm) 



sky pass

Sky Pass
Passing into eternity
2007, Watercolor on Canvas, 24 x 30 inches (61 x 76 cm), collection of National Museum of Women in the Arts 



healing light #22

Healing Light #22
Journeying toward the center of light and love.
2006, acrylic on canvas 72 x 90 in (178 x 229 cm) collection of Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art 



healing light #12

Healing Light #12
Healing light bridging day and night can bring us closer to peace.
2004, acrylic on canvas 40 x 66 in (102 x 168 cm) collection of National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea


 

healing light #3

Healing Light #3
Healing Light soothes pain and drives out darkness.
2003, acrylic on canvas, diptych, 30 x 48 in (76 x 122 cm)


 

light #30 

Light #30
Hope breaking through darkness brings light in the heart.
2002, acrylic on canvas 66 x 48 in (168 x 122 cm) Collection of Seoul Museum of Art



light #29

 Light #29
Light soothes all our pain.
2002, acrylic on canvas, 66 x 48 in (168 x 122 cm) Collection of Seoul Museum of Art

song of light #10

Song of Light #10
Day and night lead us toward eternal light.
2000, mixed media, 76x 166 x 4 in (198 x 422 x10 cm) Collection of Busan Museum of Art